A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Olancha in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.42 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:13:28 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 15:13:28 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39346743. Id of event: ci39346743. Exact location of event, depth 3.42 km, -117.8726667° West, 36.2193333° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of Olancha, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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